Cobb County Government

State Incentives

  • Companies creating 25 or more new jobs may be eligible for $1,250 per job tax credit for five years in compliance with the BEST program in the State of Georgia.*
  • Qualifying companies may receive free job training through the Quick Start program in the State.
  • Companies may qualify for investment tax credits or other capital improvement credits through the BEST program.
  • The retraining tax credit allows qualified employers an income tax credit for certain costs of retraining employees to use new equipment, new technology, or new operating systems.
  • A tax credit is allowed for research expenses for research conducted within Georgia for any business or headquarters of any such business engaged in manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution, processing, telecommunications, tourism, or research and development industries.
  • Companies establishing their headquarters or relocating their headquarters to Georgia may be entitled to a tax credit if within one year a company invests $1 million and creates 100 jobs at a new headquarters facility.
  • The sale or lease of computer equipment to be used at a facility or facilities in this state to any high-technology company is exempt from sales and use tax.